Nurse Data Collection Specialist (CVICU)

Position: Nurse Data Collection Specialist (CVICU)

Job ID: 144376

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pediatric ICU Services

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Weekdays

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Looking for a Nurse Data Collection Specialist to take responsibility for the collection and reporting of patient and unit data that will promote alignment and clinical integration within the department. The data provided will ensure a comprehensive system of care to

optimize strategic and operational coordination, improve outcomes for ill children and enhance the most efficient, safe and

timely utilization of resources.


Think you have what it takes?


Responsibilities :

Specific Duties include


Coordinates data entry, analysis and reporting as part of the comprehensive performance improvement process

• Completes all data collection and data entry carefully and accurately per the database requirements for the highest level

of data quality and integrity.

• Maintains Excel database to ensure that all the department's admissions are accurately captured with data collection.

• Successfully completes all data training and certification requirements for data collection, data entry and validation.

• Participates in quarterly inter reliability exercise.

• Notifies the site coordinator of any issues related to potential data error or inaccuracy.

• Participate in internal quality checks.


Participates in the development of new project proposals

Provides input and assistance in data queries as required.

• Provides input into the development of data collection forms and method for tracking subjects.

• Works with the project leader to refine, augment and improve on data collection methodologies and queries.


Continues with professional development opportunities

• Conducts special projects and assignments at the direction of the Assistant Director. Evidence by review of completed

project/new assignment.

• Acts as team member and consultant for projects at the direction of the Assistant Director. Evidenced by review of

documents related to the activity.




Qualifications Include

  • RN degree (licenced to practice in state of Texas 
  • 2 years Clinical experience in a pediatric special care or equivalent unit


Preferences include

  • BSN degree and PICU experience 


Knowledge and Skills

• Required for completely satisfactory performance in this job is a knowledge of study development and implementation.

• Basic knowledge of Excel and Word is essential.

• Required for completely satisfactory performance in this job is the ability to communicate well orally and in writing, work

well with others, is courteous and supportive of other colleagues, and is able to maintain confidential patient information.

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